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Contracting Opportunities

The Purchasing and Contracting Department manages the procurement of goods and services for the River Authority and is responsible for coordinating the solicitation and contracting of various goods and services needed to implement our mission and serve our constituents.

The following principals have been established in an effort to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of our processes:

  • Demonstrate responsible stewardship of funds for the taxpayers by obtaining best value, mitigating risk to the organization, and being professional in performing duties.
  • Utilize best practices in procurement while complying with internal and external statutes, policies, and procedures.
  • Create a fair environment for vendors to foster business relationships and competition for goods and services.

Solicitation Portal

The River Authority utilizes Bonfire Interactive to manage solicitations, contracting opportunities and bidder/respondent correspondence. Registration is free, quick and easy. You will be asked to provide all information required for conducting business with the River Authority, including indicating the categories of products and services you wish offer. 

While registration does not guarantee that the River Authority will purchase from your company, it does guarantee heightened visibility of our solicitations and your company's visibility among our staff.

Sign up to receive notices of contracting opportunities by registering HERE

Open Contract Solicitations

Public Opportunities Listing: Click HERE

Surplus Disposal

The River Authority periodically disposes of surplus goods via a third-party auctioneer.  For more information, please visit Rene Bates Auctioneers, Inc. https://www.renebates.com/ for current auctions.